Backstage With Obama on Election Night

View historic photo essay of moments just before Obama claimed victory.

Behind the Scenes With Obama on Election Night

Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
President-elect Barack Obama; daughters Sasha, 7, Malia,10; and Michelle Obama before a crowd of tens of thousands gathered in Chicago's Grant Park to hear Obama's victory speech. During his speech, Obama said of his two daughters, "I love you more than you can imagine, and you have earned the new puppy that's coming with us to the White House." (Courtesy of Obama for America)
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